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Nope, you didn’t read that wrong. Human hair is compostable and recyclable. Hair from your hairbrush or fur from your pet are full of useful nitrogen that can be thrown in the compost pile. Donating your hair could help clean up future oil spills. San Francisco nonprofit Matter of Trust collects human and pet hair to create booms that soak up oil. Currently, warehouses are full, but you can be placed on the email alert list when the need arrives again.
Benefits of Buying in Bulk Infographic. If every American took the pledge and opted for bulk, we'd save more than 26 million pounds of packaging waste from landfills in the month of April alone, according to research conducted by the Bulk is Green Council in partnership with Portland State University.
10 Ways to be less wasteful. From 100 Days of Real Food Back-to-school is a good time to take a look at where to cut household waste.